Ready, Set, Go-Spring ?????

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20110725_221546000_iOSF866DA48-E281-44F7-83D9-BF89AF0339E9imageGood afternoon. I hope all of you faired well after all that crazy weather. I was scheduled to come up from the eastern shore but I needed to reschedule. But never fear, I’m back on schedule. I’m geared up to transform our Jessup, MD store into a Fresh Spring Haven! Please excuse our fairy dust while rearranging, its a good thing!

Idea for the day!

I had a customer come into the Bishopville, MD store on Saturday. We started to talk about finger vases. The finger vase dates back to 1785. There are many reproductions today that make them affordable for your home. We have some reproductions and antique finger vases in our shops.

The customer shared an idea from one of her friends, her friend uses a finger vase in her kitchen. Her friend puts parsley in her vase, with a little water, stays fresh. Use other herbs too. How pretty and practical. Snip your herbs when you need to cook with them. Put a vase in a bathroom with lavender in it!

Recipe for Day:

Stonewallkitchen.com Bacon, Brie, cranberry relish toast

Sounds good. Just remember I recommend this relish on turkey sandwich with mayo, lettuce, and tomato(and brie)

Craft for the Week

Quick seasonal banner

Supplies:

6 vintage style postcards(these can be repos)

seasonal ribbon

hole punch

These banners can be hung from mantles, doorways, windows, mirrors, endless places!

I like seasonal images. Hole punch card in left hand corner of postcards, thread your pretty ribbon through each postcard.

Wiggle each postcard to where you want to place them.

Cute as a button! Easy project!

Now if you want to add any glitter or embellishments, go for it! Themes are endless!

 

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Feeling a little Crafty???

Today I’m posting another Christmas Craft. Don’t be shy, share a craft with us. We would love to post it. Thanks.

 

Sparkling Ornaments

We turned old night-light bulbs into festive ornaments, but any size will do. Just brush on glittering glue, roll the bulb in glitter, and let dry for 15 minutes. Then hot-glue a loop of metallic embroidery floss to the bulb’s base. (Glittering glue with brush, $3.65 for 4 oz.; dickblick.com)

found this craft in Country Living online.

 

Snowflakes are Falling !

Our First Snow at SOSNM ! Festive and Pretty

Our First Snow at SOSNM !
Festive and Pretty

Glittery Snowflake Wreath

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Better Homes Garden online

Get the look of a handmade wreath without all the work — prepurchased ornaments and a flat foam wreath come together to make this easy snowflake craft. Remove the string hangers from the ornaments and position on the wreath. Once you’re satisfied with the arrangement, hot-glue the snowflakes into place. Thread wide ribbon (we layered red on top of white here) through the wreath and hang.
Editor’s Tip: Fiberglass or resin ornaments look especially frosty.